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Syria refugee crisis FAQ: How the war is affecting children

Why are people fleeing Syria? What are the greatest needs of the refugees? How can I help, and show them the love of God?

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September 26, 2012

Top nine countries fighting child malnutrition

At the United Nations General Assembly in New York, World Vision and Save the Children have launched a report to hold countries accountable for fighting child...

September 21, 2012

Video: A challenge to our next president

World Vision is partnering with Micah Challenge to urge our next president to stand up for those in extreme poverty.

Kenyan mother and child
September 20, 2012

Under-5 child deaths drop considerably

Due in large part to improved immunization practices, as well as efforts to eradicate polio, measles, and HIV and AIDS, many of the world’s poorest countries have seen...

Bangladeshi teen avoids early marriage, stays in school
September 19, 2012

Bangladeshi teen avoids early marriage, stays in school

The United Nations has declared October 11 as International Day of the Girl. This inspiring story of 15-year-old Suborna in Bangladesh — who was able to avoid underage...

September 19, 2012

VIDEO: Sponsorship helps make communities ‘sustainable’

Anne Hicks, who sponsors five children through World Vision, shares what inspires her to make such a commitment.

September 17, 2012

Prince William and Kate visit World Vision in South Pacific

The royal couple stopped in the Solomon Islands as part of their Diamond Jubilee tour of Asia and the South Pacific. There, they wittnessed World Vision’s efforts to...

September 13, 2012

The battle to save twins from malnutrition in Mozambique

Amina’s husband abandoned her right after she gave birth to twins, who have struggled with chronic hunger and malnutrition ever since. World Vision is working in their...

September 13, 2012

U.S. poverty: Burden on mothers and children

The national poverty rate remained at 15 percent, statistically unchanged from the 2010 rate of 15.1 percent.

Ragged clothing, serious illness: Hallmarks of vicious poverty
September 5, 2012

Ragged clothing, serious illness: Hallmarks of vicious poverty

Mabvuto was forced to drop out of school because he had nothing to wear but tattered clothes and routinely suffered from preventable illness. Access to basic clothing...

September 4, 2012

Gulf Coast region recovering from Isaac

Updated: World Vision has launched a multi-state disaster response effort targeting Louisiana and Mississippi.